Despite my recycling and water conservation efforts, I know there is so much more I could be doing to decrease my environmental footprint. But when I look into it, it all seems a little overwhelming, […]
You can look at someone’s resume and assume he or she has a lot going for them, but until you meet in person, it’s hard to know the measure of his or her character. When I walked into this issue’s cover shoot and met the individuals being featured in our Rising Stars story, it wasn’t their Ivy League educations, million-dollar salaries or entrepreneurial ambitions […]
In other words, you can always make your dream of visiting a foreign land a reality. And before I became a mom, I truly lived to travel. Now that I have a mini-me to bring along, my luggage is a little more cumbersome, and a night on the town ends much earlier, but the thrill of […]
When I tell people the exotic locales I’ve called home—Brazil, Chile, Australia, to name a few— they respond with awe. Moving around made for an incredibly educational childhood, but I do feel a slight pang of jealousy when I hear someone tell me […]
Technology can sometimes muck up communication channels (I mean, does anyone pick up the phone anymore?), but I admit that if it weren’t for some of my favorite apps, I would get lost every […]
I love to spend it, but saving it, making it and managing it are not areas in which I excel. Don’t get me wrong: I’m careful with money, but the ins and outs of planning my financial future is a language I don’t speak. If it weren’t for my business-savvy husband (the son of […]
But when I sip a well concocted cocktail at a chic bar, nothing makes me feel more carefree (or fancy). Especially in Buckhead, we have our pick of some of the best alcohol-serving establishments, from luxe hotel bars and secret speakeasies to watering […]
Looking up at an unending canopy of trees, listening to the rushing river water and sweating it out on a dirt trail to take in a gorgeous view just seems to melt away the stress of life. Luckily, these are all activities that can be enjoyed in our own community. Need a dose of nature […]
Yes, I’ve assisted an elderly person with groceries and pulled over to rescue a lost dog, but a matter of life or death hasn’t crossed my path … yet.
Many of the individuals we profile […]
What makes someone a rising star?
To me, it’s a person with undeniable talent and perseverance who is finally being recognized. A person who’s finally seeing a return on hard work and calculated risk. Someone who, when you’re around them, gives off an energy that makes you want to chance it all for a dream. These attributes belong to all the determined faces that grace […]